(True) Stories
“Perhaps it is our fear, that in the silence between stories, in the moment of falling, the fear that we
will never find the one story which will save us, and so we lunge for another, and we feel safe again,
if only for as long as we are telling it.”
-- Nick Flynn


ESSAYS

My Father, His Gun and Me
-- DAME Magazine, June 15, 2018 -- Father's Day Piece
Can Not Shaving My Legs Be a Revolutionary Act Against the Patriarchy?
-- YES! Magazine, March 28, 2018
The One Who Got Away. Again.
-- Ozy, December 22, 2017
I don't hate Christmas, but people think I do
-- The Forward, December 21, 2017
When I Realized My Dad Didn't Want to Get Better
-- Kveller, November 30, 2017
When the Identity Theft is Coming from Inside the House
-- The Billfold, November 28, 2017
Fixing the System
-- FASHION Magazine (Canada), November 14, 2017
How to Protect Our Children from Victim Blaming
-- Motherwell Magazine, October 27, 2017 // Salon, October 27, 2017 // ParentMap, December 1, 2017
Lessons from The Record Store
--OZY.com, October 20, 2017
Every Job I've Ever Had
-- The Billfold, September 28, 2017
Why Breaking Up with the NFL Makes Me Feel Like a $h!ttY Person
-- Medium, September 27, 2017
When My Daughter's Teacher Erased Her Judaism For a Class Project
-- The Forward, August 31, 2017
Talking to Children about Natural (and Political) Upheaval
-- GrokNation, July 11, 2017
Why Funding Arts Education is So Important
-- TeenVogue.com, May 5, 2017
How the death of one of my students helped me finally, fully bond with my baby
-- The Washington Post/On Parenting, March 1, 2017

OpEds

A Constituent Reflects on Smucker Phone Town Hall
-- LNP, August 3, 2018
Does 'The West Wing' Represent What's Wrong with Liberalism?
-- Ozy, February 21, 2018
Was I sport to the drunken Under Armour salesmen?
-- The Baltimore Sun, February 23, 2017
Controversy over 'A Christmas Carol' at Hempfield elementary school is being fueled by divisive forces
-- LNP, December 24, 2016

PRESS


Standing in the Way of a Gas Pipeline Project: Nuns and a Makeshift Chapel
-- REWIRE, July 12, 2017
Day of Unity on Steps of Lancaster County Courthouse
-- LNP, May 20, 2017
Over dinner and drinks, Trump and Clinton voters stop shouting, start talking
-- LNP, April 26, 2017
The Writing Meet Up You've Been Looking For
-- The Triangle PA, January 17, 2017